The Canadian Army Veterinary Corps.
in World War One
For supplementary material on the CAV Barker Musuem at OVC please enjoy Dr. Lisa Cox's article entitled "Finding Animals in History: Veterinary Artifacts and the Use of Material History" as found in Dr. Susan Nance's book The Historical Animal published in 2015.
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CAV Barker Musuem. Ontario Veterinary College, Guelph, ON.
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French. Guelph: Crest Books, 1999.
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Boyd, C. Trenton, and Bruce Vivash Jones. “Postcards from the Front.” Veterinary Record 176, no. 8
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Cook, Tim, and Andrew Iarocci. “Animal Soldiers.” Canada’s History 93, no. 5 (November 10, 2013): 20–27.
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Derbyshire, J.B. “The Eradication of Glanders in Canada.” The Canadian Veterinary Journal 43, no. 9
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Derbyshire, J.B. Review of Cecil French, C. A. V. Barker, and Ian K. Barker, A History of the Canadian Army
Veterinary Corps in the Great World War, 1914-1919. Guelph: Crest Books, 1999.
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Nance, Susan. The Historical Animal. New York: Syracuse University Press, 2015.
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